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Simone De Beauvoir

Author: Lisa Appignanesi
Publisher: London : Haus, 2005.
Series: Life & times (London, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : [New ed.]View all editions and formats
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Simone de Beauvoir (1908-1986) always stood in the shadow of her lover and teacher, Jean-Paul Sartre, despite the fact that she was a brilliant writer and philosopher in her own right. Her monumental  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Simone de Beauvoir; Simone de Beauvoir; Simone de Beauvoir; Simone ((de)) Beauvoir
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Appignanesi
ISBN: 1904950094 9781904950097
OCLC Number: 58051093
Notes: Previous edition: London : Penguin, 1988.
Description: ix, 182 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm.
Contents: The dutiful daughter --
A necessary love --
Literature as salvation --
The ethics of existentialism --
Being a woman --
The committed intellectual --
The exemplary life --
A radical old age.
Series Title: Life & times (London, England)
Responsibility: Lisa Appignanesi.
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Different from a conventional biography, this work presents de Beauvoir as a feeling, thinking, activist individual while also being an introspective one;

 
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